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Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe

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The Druid's Glen
#101
Frank paints one of his favorite holes at Druids Glen, a golf course built near the site of an ancient Druid altar.


Celtic Cross and Church
#102
Nestling in the foothills, Frank paints this iconic Irish subject in a quiet country graveyard.


The Cattle Raid of Cooley
#103
Inspired by the epic "Tain" story, Frank paints a scene of a beautiful cottage on the rugged peninsula of Cooley.


The Morning Sun
#104
Host Frank Clarke teaches how to paint a beautiful Canary Islands sunrise with watercolors.


The Bogs of Ireland
#105
Frank spends a day on the Bog of Allen, then visits a fellow artist who creates works from 5000-year-old bog oak.


Step Back In Time
#106
After a visit to historic Ferrycarraig in Wexford, Frank paints a ruined castle.


Swan Lake
#107
A swan glides across the lake in the gardens at Gulzean Castle in Scotland forms the subject of this episode's lesson.


To Scotland By Boat
#108
Frank traces the route of many Irish immigrants in the space-age cockpit of a jet-propelled ferry.


Older Than The Pyramids
#109
The burial chambers at Newgrange are older than the pyramids in Egypt. Frank stops at various historical sites on his trip along on the River Boyne.


A Welsh, Welsh Castle
#110
During his travels, Frank finds an original Welsh castle to paint.


The Pirate Queen's Watch Tower
#111
Frank captures the mystique of 15th-century queen, once a feared pirate in Ireland


The Round Tower at Glendalough
#112
A 6th-century Irish monastery nestled in the Wicklow mountains provides Frank with an interesting subject to paint.


Love Is A Rose
#113
For the romantics, Frank demonstrates his unique way of painting a single rose.


Craggaunowen
#114



Knappogue Castle
#115



Galway Bay
#116



Ennistymon Waterfall
#117



Rouen
#118
In the French town of Rouen, Frank visits a ceramics museum, recalls Joan of Arc and paints a vase of daffodils.


The Fairy Bush
#119



Chateau Balerory
#120
Inspired by a chateau in the heart of the French countryside, Frank paints a yellow field with trees and a church spire.


Atlantic Ocean Scene
#121
Off the coast of Clare, in the late evening sun, Frank demonstrates the finer points of creating an Atlantic seascape.


Portlaoise
#122
Frank stops at an art gallery in the lovely town of Portlaoise, and encounters some fellow artists outdoors. Painting: Portlaoise Lake and artist.


Doolin Seascape
#123



Inish Boffin
#124
At the offshore islands of Inishboffin, in Galway Bay, Frank visits a fort on a promontory and the westernmost point in Ireland. Painting: Navigation guide post in harbor.


Rock of Dunamase
#125
At Dunamase Fortress, Frank tells a story of Ireland's Norman conquest. Stops include a 6th century round tower and Heywood Gardens. Painting: Dunamase Fortress.


Adare Riverscape
#126
In the village of Adare in County Limerick, Frank visits Adare Manor and King John's Castle. The nearby Hunt Museum contains many famous paintings, sculptures and artifacts. Frank paints a scene of the River Maigue that runs through Adare.







 

Frank Clarke makes learning to paint with watercolors fun and easy in The Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe. Twenty-six episodes, culled from public television's Simply Painting Around the World, spotlight some of the most beautiful and enchanting places to paint in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and France. Clarke, one of Ireland's most sought-after and prolific painters, is a charming tutor who offers a blend of encouragement and practical instruction in each episode.

Distributed by: American Public Television (APT)


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